Celebrate

5 Weirdest Celebrations in the UK

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Despite the gloomy weather, incessant rains and the British sun that is much like that old uncle who visits once a decade, we Brits know how to celebrate. We don’t just know how to celebrate; we keep discovering a plethora of new things worth celebrating. Birthdays, house-warming parties, baby showers, retirement parties, Saturday evening parties […]

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Etiquette

Modern Etiquette Rules

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Is there any truth to the old adage, “Young people don’t know how to behave anymore?” Even though it generalises, doesn’t pinpoint to a specific issue, and isn’t even necessarily correct, it has merit. Its merit is in that it is usually uttered by old(er) people, those who’ve lived in a different time, a technologically-free, […]

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Birthday

The Most Fascinating Birthday Statistics

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As we’ve mentioned in one of our previous posts, it was the Egyptians who started the birthday tradition around 3,000 years BCE. Thanks to the ingenious men and women of Egypt, we are allowed to ask our friends and family, guilt-free and with gusto, to make a big deal out of us and buy us […]

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Congratulations

The Honest Gift Guide for Weddings

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What do you really want to give the young newlyweds? Does it pain you to part with an envelope full of money? Do you think the various blenders, cooking appliances, something-blues and something-news are tiresome and boring for both parties? Or, you know, just plain old-fashioned? Weddings, much like many other events, follow a certain […]

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